Tom is just trying to see how his job as a detective will work since he isn't with the FBI anymore. Tom is understands her not wanting to think her friend did herself in, he also feels that Kate could have had motive to remove Daisy. Kate is just a little bit too suspicious to him, and yet he is drawn to her at the same time. Kate's investigation is putting her in danger, and its not easy task for someone who isn't at all trained in sleuthing or danger to try to solve her friend's murder.
Things do jump back and forth into the past quite a bit, but if you focus on how you can be driving down a road and remember something from your past - then it makes it easier to follow in that area. You do feel a bit like you came in on the middle of the story that is filling in as you go. However, I have to say that is how life is! When you get new friends that is how it works, so though I was a bit off kilter by it at first, I soon was able to put it together very nicely.
I look forward to the next book in this series, it should be another well handled adventure with another well dealt with topic that often effects both Christians and non-Christians alike!
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